elderly

“Driving graduation ceremonies” are new way to help coax elderly to give up their licenses【Video】

This idea might help move some unsafe drivers off the road.

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Man stops train from leaving station in Japan, video goes viral online

Elderly passenger purposely halts train and causes delay, ignoring rail staff who try to control the situation. 

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Japanese grandpa’s “for fun” ink paintings are so divine they’re now part of a beautiful temple

It’s only his hobby, but this grandpa is good enough to become a professional.

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Twitter photographer captures Japanese newlyweds… and a glimpse of their possible future

There’s a poetic beauty to this shot that will make the couple want to revisit it decades down the line.

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Japanese train travel isn’t all packed cars and gropers, old man’s flash-formed relay team proves

When this senior citizen saw someone drop their wallet in a crowded station, he used the power of teamwork to return it.

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Japan sees huge growth in jobs in the “cleaning up the homes of old people who die alone” field

Demand grows more than 10 times in size in just five years as Japanese family dynamics change.

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85-year-old Japanese granny wows internet with amazing piano performance【Video】

She has trouble standing and taking a bow after her performance, but her hands glide like the wind across the keys.

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81-year-old Japanese man leaps into river to save drowning 86-year-old woman

Because you’re never too old to be a hero.

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Japan’s angriest old man takes time out of busy day to yell at young driver, gets arrested【Video】

Rural resident doesn’t have time for slow driver, somehow does have time to stop and call him a dumbass.

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Tough national exam question for elderly care workers in Japan hits netizens right in the feels

Life will come to an end someday, and it takes a special individual with a big heart to support those nearing the last legs of a long journey.

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Elderly couple show off Dance Dance Revolution skills at Japanese video game arcade 【Video】

Proof that you can enjoy video games no matter how old you are.

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Funeral home in Japan offers drive-through funeral services

When you want to mourn the loss of someone and wish them eternal happiness in the afterlife without getting out of the car.

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54-year-old Japanese woman stops armed robbery at her convenience store with her brute strength

When her much-younger, knife-wielding assailant asked her for the money, she decided that the time for talk was done, and the time for action was now.

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83-year-old convicted of armed robbery, “I wanted to eat better food and have fun with girls”

Some habits die hard, as with this octogenarian thief.

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Bedridden Japanese elderly home residents transformed into stars of the silver screen

Bedridden senior home residents pose for photos like stars of the silver screen.

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Japanese Twitter shows off list of seven hilarious differences between being 18 versus being 81

Are you closer to the 18-year-old or 81-year-old side of the spectrum?

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Hip hop trio dance to Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic, teach us all that age is no barrier to anything【Vid】

They might have an average age of 59 years between them, but these ladies show they can still kick it with the young crowd in this new dance video.

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Japanese video 18-Year-Old Grandpa has important, moving message behind its silly-sounding title

Story looks back on special relationship between much younger woman and her elderly ward.

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Kyoto counter-terrorism unit called in after senior citizen “reserves” parking space

Some in the media are calling this incident yet another indication that Japan’s entering an unprecedented era of geriatric delinquency.

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Meet Tomoko, the 70-year-old Japanese woman who can pole dance like nobody’s business 【Video】

When it comes to years old and spicy moves, she’s got plenty of both.

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